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- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 34.99
While moral perfectionists rank conscious beings according to their cognitive abilities, Paola Cavalieri launches a more inclusive defense of all forms of subjectivity. In concert with Peter Singer, J. M. Coetzee, Harlan B. Miller, and other leading animal studies scholars, she expands our understanding of the nonhuman in such a way that the derogatory... more...
- Matthew C. Moen 2014; US$ 3.99
The cat who seeks you out and finds you. The cat in need of rescue who rescues you in the process. This is the true story of a cat named Frodo, who chooses as her unlikely companion a struggling graduate studenta lad from the Midwest unprepared for the steep learning curve ahead of him. Frodo surprises her beloved "oaf" with a series... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2009; US$ 23.99
The engaging story of how an unlikely group of extraordinary people laid the foundation for the legal protection of animals In eighteenth-century England?where cockfighting and bullbaiting drew large crowds, and the abuse of animals was routine?the idea of animal protection was dismissed as laughably radical. But as pets became more common, human... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2008; US$ 8.74
How to make your favourite pet your best friend? Since becoming domestic pets thousands of years ago, an incredible understanding has evolved between them and their human owners, and while most of us are very close to our cats, there are an amazing amount of simple things you can do to strengthen that bond even further.This wonderful book tells us... more...
- The Lilliput Press 2004; US$ 6.99
The donkey is an integral part of the Irish landscape and tradition. This new, enlarged edition of a book originally published in 1969 traces the evolution of the species from its origins in Africa and central Asia to its arrival in Ireland in the early mediaeval period, and the multiple uses to which it was put in transport and agriculture. The life... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 121.00
Drawing on a range of perspectives -philosophy, literary criticism, art history and cultural studies-the essays collected here explore unconventional ways of knowing animals, offering new insights into apparently familiar relationships between humans and other living beings. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 16.99
Just Food author James McWilliams's exploration of the "compassionate carnivore" movement and the paradox of humanity's relationship with animals. In the last four decades, food reformers have revealed the ecological and ethical problems of eating animals raised in industrial settings, turning what was once the boutique concern of radical... more...
- Random House 2014; US$ 15.98
For millennia, nature's biggest and fiercest predators have tormented mankind. The knowledge and fear of the existence of these ferocious man-eaters is forever in the back of our minds, looming in our worst nightmares. Millions of humans have suffered attacks by predators on land and at sea. Yet animals have always shared the landscape with humans.... more...